1. This Day in Music

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST - U2 wraps its box-office busting Vertigo tour in front of a packed house at Honolulu's Aloha Stadium with a show that features guest turns from members of opening act Pearl Jam as well as Green 2006 - U2 wraps its box-office busting Vertigo tour in front of a packed house at…

  2. Ben Harper Rocks Out With New Band

    November 11, 2008 11:28 AM EST Ben Harper is recording an album with a new band, Relentless7, and will play a handful of club shows next month to introduce the material. "White Lies for Dark Times" is due in May via Virgin and finds Harper backed by guitarist Jason Mozersky, drummer Jordan Richardson and bassist…

  3. Ben Harper Rocks Out With New Band

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ben Harper is recording an album with a new band, Relentless7, and will play a handful of club shows next month to introduce the material. Ben Harper is recording an album with a new band, Relentless7, and will play a handful of club shows next month to introduce the material. "White…

  4. Mason Jennings, Oct. 25, Minnesota

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT How often is Chicago in the identical same part of the Universe? My aunt has a good point: If you are planning on time traveling and are expecting to end up in the same spot, you are in for the shock of your life. With the earth spinning and orbiting, you will end up a plum ripe in Outer…

  5. Things The Grandchildren Should Know

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett pens a memoir that's a great big grin winced out through gritted teeth. One of those musicians whose work regularly graces critics' year-end polls, Everett records sometimes as E but more famously as head of the forward-looking alt-rock ensemble…

  6. Fall Out Boy Album Moved Back Six Weeks

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story posted earlier today, Fall Out Boy's new Island album, "Folie a Deux," has shifted from its original Nov. 4 release date to Dec. 16. A post on the band's Web site cited concerns over Updating a story posted earlier today, Fall Out Boy's new Island…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen blasts throu 2006 - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at…

  8. Squire: Anderson 'Absolutely' Still Part Of Yes

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although it's hitting the road this fall with a different lead singer, Yes hardly considers ailing frontman Jon Anderson to be out of the band. Although it's hitting the road this fall with a different lead singer, Yes hardly considers ailing frontman Jon Anderson to be out of the…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a multimedia poetry performance in his Chicago hometown, opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Serie 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a…

  10. Vaselines, Mudhoney Rock Sub Pop 20 Bash

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary bash at Seattle's Marymoor Park. They just happened to be by the Vaselines. The shambling Scottish duo, so greatly loved b Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary…

  11. For Squirrels Alum Tooke Cooks Up 'Artichoke'

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Gainesville, Fla., musician Travis Tooke is back after an eight-year hiatus from the music industry with "Artichoke," his first solo album. Gainesville, Fla., musician Travis Tooke is back after an eight-year hiatus from the music industry with "Artichoke," his first solo…

  12. Manzarek Eyes Doors Documentary, Other Projects

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Marking the 41st anniversary of the release of the Doors' classic self-titled album are several band-related projects already in shops and on the horizon. Tops on the list is an as-yet-untitled docume Marking the 41st anniversary of the release of the Doors' classic self-titled…

  13. Yes Turns 40 With Summer Tour, Live Disc

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT English progressive rock act Yes will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a 26-date North American amphitheater and arena tour, beginning July 12 at Canada's Quebec City Festival, and wrapping Aug. 22 English progressive rock act Yes will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a 26-date…

  14. Exclusive: Eels Invite President To D.C. Gig

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eels frontman Mark "E" Everett has high hopes that President George W. Bush and the First Lady can make it to the band's Washington D.C. concert on March 29; the singer/songwriter wrote a lengthy pers Eels frontman Mark "E" Everett has high hopes that President George…

  15. Wood Brothers 'Load' Up On Next Album

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Medeski Martin & Wood's Chris Wood is joining his brother Oliver for a second time to release another set of blues/roots-themed songs, "Loaded." The 12-song set is due April 1 via Blue Note. Medeski Martin & Wood's Chris Wood is joining his brother Oliver for a…

  16. Paula Abdul Plotting Comeback Album

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST After re-launching her music career with an appearance on fellow "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson's new album, Paula Abdul is getting busy on her first new album since 1995's "Head Over Heels." The After re-launching her music career with an appearance on…

  17. In Our Talons: The Bowerbirds

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bowerbirds were born of the natural surroundings in the rural Carolinas and with song titles like "Bur Oak," "Hooves," "In Our Talons" and "Olive Hearts," the trio wears their organic sound on their ( Bowerbirds were born of the natural surroundings in…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer. He is 33. A traditional bagpiper and fiddler, Bennett also experimented with electronic music, creating tec 2005 - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer.…

  19. Jazz Pianist Oscar Peterson Dies At 82

    December 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Oscar Peterson, whose early talent, speedy fingers and musical genius made him one of the world's best known jazz pianists, has died. He was 82. Peterson died yesterday (Dec. 23) at his home in the To Oscar Peterson, whose early talent, speedy fingers and musical genius made him one of…

  20. This Day in Music

    December 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - U2 wraps its box-office busting Vertigo tour in front of a packed house at Honolulu's Aloha Stadium with a show that features guest turns from members of opening act Pearl Jam as well as Green 2006 - U2 wraps its box-office busting Vertigo tour in front of a packed house at…

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